Prices in Hungary

What are the supermarket prices in Hungary? Is the cost of living in Hungary are higher than in United States? How much will it cost us to entertain in Hungary and how much will we spend in restaurants and bars?
On this page below you will find the current price and cost overview in Hungary: food, Restaurants, living, and Entertainment (The last update: today 15 hours ago)

Currency in Hungary to Hungarian forint (HUF). For 9.9 US dollars you can get 3.07 thousand Hungarian forints. For 99 US dollars you can get 30.7 thousand Hungarian forints. And the other way: For 99 Hungarian forints you can get 0.319 US dollars.


What are the different prices in the cities in Hungary? Look here: Prices in cities in Hungary

Prices: Budapest   Debrecen   Eger   Miskolc   Szeged   Szombathely   Pecs   Székesfehérvár   Kecskemét   Nyíregyháza  

Collectively, it can be said that in Hungary it is cheaper than in United States. Food is 51% cheaper. Dining in restaurants and bars will be cheaper by 50%. And the cost of living in Hungary is less than in United States about 31%. If we want to spend time actively or to have fun, we will pay less than in United States about 23%.

See also how prices have changed in previous years: Price changes in previous years in Hungary


Are hotels expensive in Hungary? How much will we pay for a room in Hungary?

The average price of accommodation in Hungary is $72 (HUF 22K). If you are looking for the cheapest accommodation: in a cheap one-star hotel you will pay: $52 (HUF 16K) and if you like hostels, you'll spend the night there for: $100 (HUF 32K). The cost of a room in a 2-star hotel is Hungary in $65 (HUF 20K). 3-star hotels offer accommodation on average for $74 (HUF 23K) Overnight stay in 4-star hotel costs $99 (HUF 31K) in Hungary If you are looking for the best conditions for your stay, then in 5-star hotels that will provide much more luxury you will have to pay $210 (HUF 64K)


And if you plan a trip to a given region of the world, maybe cheaper than in Hungary will be in nearby countries? See prices in: Slovakia, Slovenia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Austria.

Comparison of selected prices in Hungary with prices in United States:

fees

$160 ($110 - $260)
2.8% less than in United States

internet

$14 ($9.6 - $22)
78% less than in United States

jeans pants

$60 ($24 - $96)
38% more than in United States

average earnings

$840
76% less than in United States

renting a small apartment in the center

$370 ($260 - $570)
72% less than in United States

renting a large apartment outside the centre

$500 ($320 - $800)
71% less than in United States

bread

$0.75 ($0.48 - $1.3)
72% less than in United States

cheese

$6.3 ($4.5 - $11)
by half less than in United States

rice

$1.2 ($0.79 - $1.8)
69% less than in United States

tomatoes

$1.7 ($0.96 - $2.6)
by half less than in United States

bananas

$1.4 ($1.1 - $1.8)
9.2% less than in United States

wine

$4.5 ($2.6 - $6.4)
62% less than in United States

cheap restaurant

$6.4 ($3.8 - $9.6)
by half less than in United States

local beer

$1.6 ($0.8 - $2.2)
68% less than in United States

coffee

$1.4 ($0.73 - $2.4)
67% less than in United States

bottle of water

$0.88 ($0.64 - $1.3)
by half less than in United States

mac burger king or similar bar

$5.1 ($4.8 - $6.4)
36% less than in United States

cola pepsi sprite mirinda

$1.1 ($0.8 - $1.4)
by half less than in United States

Price changes in previous years in Hungary

Has the price of bread increased in Hungary?
Bread in previous years has cost: 2010: $0.86(HUF 270), 2011: $0.58(HUF 180), 2012: $0.62(HUF 190), 2013: $0.54(HUF 170), 2014: $0.57(HUF 180), 2015: $0.57(HUF 180), 2016: $0.56(HUF 170), 2017: $0.58(HUF 180), and 2018: $0.7(HUF 220).

Hungary price changes: A loaf of fresh white bread (500g) 2010-2018
Hungary price changes A loaf of fresh white bread (500g) hikersbay.com

Bananas - price changes in years: 2015: $1.2(HUF 380), 2016: $1.3(HUF 390), 2017: $1.3(HUF 400), and 2018: $1.3(HUF 420)

Hungary price changes: Bananas (1kg) 2015-2018
Hungary price changes Bananas (1kg) hikersbay.com

Have prices increased in restaurants in Hungary?
In inexpensive restaurants, the price for a meal was: 2010: $3.8(HUF 1.2K), 2011: $4.3(HUF 1.3K), 2012: $4.3(HUF 1.3K), 2013: $4.1(HUF 1.3K), 2014: $4.8(HUF 1.5K), 2015: $4.8(HUF 1.5K), 2016: $4.8(HUF 1.5K), 2017: $4.8(HUF 1.5K), and 2018: $5.7(HUF 1.8K)

Hungary price changes: Meal in a cheap restaurant 2010-2018
Hungary price changes Meal in a cheap restaurant hikersbay.com

Renting A Small Apartment In The Center - price changes in years: 2010: $280(HUF 86K), 2011: $190(HUF 58K), 2012: $200(HUF 62K), 2013: $200(HUF 63K), 2014: $230(HUF 72K), 2015: $300(HUF 93K), 2016: $370(HUF 120K), 2017: $390(HUF 120K), and 2018: $430(HUF 130K)

Hungary price changes: Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2010-2018
Hungary price changes Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre hikersbay.com
Hungary price changes: Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2011-2018
Hungary price changes Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) hikersbay.com